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Updated 10:00 AM October 31, 2005
 

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Accolades
Awards

Ada Sue Hinshaw, dean of the School of Nursing, received the Walsh McDermott Medal from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies Oct. 23 during its 35th anniversary celebration. The award is given to IOM members for distinguished service over an extended period of time. Hinshaw served consecutive terms on both the institute's council (1999-2004) and membership committee (1995-99). She also served as vice chair of the Committee on Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety, and as a member of five other IOM committees and the Board on Health Sciences Policy.

Appointment

Dr. Janet Gilsdorf, professor of pediatrics at the Medical School and professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health, has been elected to the board of directors for the Infectious Diseases Society of America through 2008.

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